Travel Opportunities

Travel Opportunities

In recent years we've been to New Orleans, Boston, Denver, Las Vegas and EVERY year we go to ISRAEL. YLD trips offer participants the opportunity to create lifelong connections, meet young adults from across the country and learn more about Federation and relevant issues affecting the Jewish community.

National Conferences

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Travel to New Orleans with YLD! TribeFest – March 16-18, 2014
TribeFest is an entertaining, interactive and educational celebration that will draw over 1,500 Jewish young adults (ages 22-45) from across North America. TribeFest will reflect the vibrant setting of its host city, New Orleans, offering meaningful, fun, and top-quality content. Through presentations by dynamic leaders in politics, entertainment, music, art, food, religion and other aspects of Jewish life, TribeFest will offer attendees many ways to connect to their own Judaism and how they see themselves as part of the community.
Learn more about TribeFest and traveling to New Orleans here.

Conference registration subsidies are available to Chicagoans on a first come first serve basis! If you have questions about subsidies or the conference, please contact Sally Preminger at (312) 357-4880.

YLD TribeFest Committee
Matt Ackerson
Brad Emanuel
Amy Kirsch
Erica Nedelman

 Travel to Israel

SAVE THE DATES for the YLD Summer Trip to Israel 
June 30 - July 7, 2014
Chicago Co-Chairs: Daniel Goodman, Ryan Jacobs & Shayla Rosen

Contact Sally Preminger at 312-357-4880 for more information.

Resources

Last Year's Itinerary | Photos from Past Trips | 2012 Wrap-Up Video | Suggested Packing List | Suggested Reading List

ABOUT THE TRIP

WHO: Our Chicago group will join hundreds of young professionals, ages 22 to 45 for this trip! We expect a diverse group - people from all across North America, from many backgrounds, involved in a myriad of professions and volunteer activities, married and single, etc.

WHAT:Join us for an incredible summer experience in Israel - Experience Israel as you kayak the headwaters of the Jordan River, climb Masada before dawn, and meet with members of the IDF. Plus, get an insider's look at how Federation, the most effective Jewish community-building organization on the planet, unites and cares for Jews in Israel and around the world.


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Sign up for your Israel adventure with peers from the Chicago area!

This free program is for 18-26 years olds. SHORASHIM is the Taglit-Birthright Israel trip where you will travel for ten days with Israelis your age.

www.israelwithisraelis.com

For more information, contact Shorashim at 312-267-0677. 

More about the Taglit-Birthright Israel program.


 
Go to Israel with MASA

Go (back) to Israel with Masa

Masa Israel Journey helps you find and fund a long-term trip to Israel. Choose from over 200 programs including internships, community service and graduate studies.

For more information, contact Marci Fiedler at (312) 357-4965 or visit masaisrael.org.

 


 

Get Connected!

YLD Summer Trip to Israel

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Experience Israel as you kayak the headwaters of the Jordan River, climb Masada before dawn, and meet with members of the IDF. Plus, get an insider's look at how Federation, the most effective Jewish community-building organization on the planet, unites and cares for Jews in Israel and around the world.  

Birthright Israel Alumni

Birthright 2013

Are you a Birthright Israel alum? Join the Chicago Community Trip Ambassador Program and earn gift cards or a trip to go back to Israel!